Native to North America's Midwest, Ohio Valley and Appalachia.

In much of its range, now only very-young trees can be found due to infestation by parasitic insect emerald ash borer (EAB) Agrilus planipennis.

Genus used as host by caterpillars of 136 species
of 🦋 butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Like the white ash , makes great baseball bats, tool handles, furniture and flooring.

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